PKP CARGO has signed an annex to the contract for the supply of 31 electric locomotives with the consortium Newag and Newag Lease. It talks about the postponement of the supply of locomotives.

Delivery of Newag locomotives for PKP CARGO postponed

The parties agreed that deliveries of 12 locomotives, scheduled for 2021, will be postponed to 2022, and 12 more locomotives will be transferred in 2023.

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This is reported by the railway magazine Railway Supply with a link to the website nakolei.pl Now 7 locomotives have been delivered under the contract. The change in delivery time applies to 24 new locomotives, which are equipped with 3 kV DC and 25 kV 50 Hz AC power systems.

Аccording to the agreement, the consortium undertook to supply the software and licenses necessary for the operation of the locomotives, as well as to provide a set of completely new spare parts and components that are part of the so-called emergency kit. It is noted that the transfer is mainly due to the Sars-CoV-2 virus pandemic.

As previously reported, the EIB will provide Polish PKP Cargo with a € 200 million loan to renew its rolling stock.

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